Basic Interview Questions: Project Management Part -1
Q1. What is Project?
Project is a planned set of interrelated tasks to be executed over a fixed period and within certain cost and other limitations. In other words Project is an individual or collaborative enterprise planned and designed to achieve an aim.
A project in business and science is typically defined as a collaborative enterprise, frequently involving research or design, that is carefully planned to achieve a particular aim. Projects can be further defined as temporary rather than permanent social systems that are constituted by teams within or across organizations to accomplish particular tasks under time constraints.
Q2. What is project management?
Ans. Applying knowledge, skills, tools, techniques in project and deliver project deliverables is
a short definition of project management.It’s basically managing project time, cost and
Every Project management basically consists of below steps.
Q3. Is spending in IT projects constant through out the project?
Ans. Normally in initial stage of projects (requirement and design phase) the cost is very less
(as you need maximum business analyst and architecture), but as the project proceeds
cost factor starts increasing. The cost is maximum in coding phase (this is where you
require programmers, project leads and project manager). Later when the project is in
testing and acceptance phase cost is less as we will need only one or two programmers for removing bugs, than the whole team.